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Lighting With Cookies And Flags

Lighting With Cookies And Flags

For me photography has always been about the light, created, or found and how to control it. With cookies, the possibilities are endless. It can be as simple as a piece of cardboard with shapes cut out of it. I have made them from foam […]

Printer Under Glass

Printer Under Glass

So, you have someone that would like their framed artwork copied and it’s behind glass. And even worse, it’s not the non glare type. They tried their cell phone and that was a not cutting it. Next they called a friend with a good camera […]

Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention

Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention

Earlier this year I was asked to do a portrait shoot, and in the example they showed me, the person was back lit with the sun. This meant that it had to be shot at sunrise, or sunset and we would have to get it […]

Industrial Photography – Smoke and Mirrors

Industrial Photography – Smoke and Mirrors

On rare occasions, I have had the luxury to photograph a freshly painted and detailed semi type truck, pick the location, and position it. Several years later I put one of the outtakes on a stock website, and it sold better than expected. Right then […]

Hidden Beauty – Philadelphia Industrial Photographer

Hidden Beauty – Philadelphia Industrial Photographer

In life, beauty is always in the eye of the beholder, or hidden and waiting to be found. This has been one of the major motivating drives in my photography. I love the challenge, of a less than attractive industrial location. Dust and grease mixed together with […]